A feast of first-time winners

31 July 2023 – One of GolfRSA’s primary objectives is to promote junior golf development by providing a strong national competitive platform where our rising talents can gain experience, improve their skills and test themselves at the highest level. The recent June | July holidays were jam-packed with national events and what a treat to see…

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Lewin reigns supreme in Nomads SA U-19 Match Play

3 April 2023 – Steenberg’s Pearce Lewin claimed his a maiden GolfRSA national junior title after triumphing over Charl Barnard in a strong showing in the Nomads SA Boys Under-19 Match Play Championship at Pecanwood Golf and Country Club. “All credit to Charl, because he played really well and barely missed a putt;” a delighted…

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Van Kan, Gutuza and Sikhonde triumph at Sun City

23 March 2023 – GolfRSA No 1 Kyra van Kan, Sarah Gutuza and eight-year-old Milani Sikhonde had a lot to celebrate after scooping the 2023 Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl presented by Sun International titles with outstanding performances at Sun City this March. Reigning South African Amateur champion Van Kan arrived at the Lost City…

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Sakota seals sensational breakthrough at ERPM

11 January 2023 – Filip Sakota captured his first under-19 title in style with a come-from-behind victory in the Nomads National Order of Merit Inland event at ERPM Golf Club this January. The 19-year-old Gauteng golfer lagged six shots off the pace after a disappointing four-over-par 76 in the opening round in the morning, but…

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Newman remains on the rise in 2023

10 January 2023 – North West junior Bryan Newman continued to impress as he racked up his fourth national title in the weather-reduced Nomads National Order of Merit Coastal at Selborne Golf Club this January. Remarkably, it was yet another wire-to-wire performance that landed Newman in the winner’s circle in KwaZulu-Natal. The Pecanwood golfer capped…

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Stepping outside the ropes

15 October 2022 – After 28 years in golf administration, former Executive Director of the SAGA Bruce Younge has – almost – hung up his clipboard and spray-paint can and retired to the Southern Cape. We had a chance to chat to Younge and reflect on a long and distinguished career, where he played a…

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Lions power to Nomads U-13 Teams victory

12 October 2022 – Central Gauteng ran away with the Nomads SA Under-13 Stroke Play Championship title, finishing a distant 27 strokes clear of runners up North West at Maccauvlei Golf Club. Although the final round was a bit of a battle, Chad Stanton, Syan Ramchander, Morne Steyn, Schalk van Ettinger, Andrew Erasmus and Matthew…

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Meet GolfRSA’s No 1 Junior Keagan Crosbie

9 September 2022 – Gauteng North’s Keagan Crosbie shot to the top of the GolfRSA Junior U-19 Rankings in September when he claimed his second Nomads title in a row in the Nomads North and South Championship at Pecanwood Golf & Country Club. The Centurion Country Club junior started the final round a stroke off…

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Fearless Venter crowned Nomads SA Girls champion

A perfect draw. That’s the shot Gabbi Venter needed to gain the advantage on Sam Whateley at the first play-off hole. And that’s the shot she executed. So well, in fact, that the Free State junior nearly won the Nomads SA Girls Championship with an albatross. Everyone who has competed at the Gary Player Country…

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More Nomads history for Potgieter at Royal Cape

6 April 2022 – Just days after Aldrich Potgieter rewrote the record books with a stunning 20-shot victory in the Nomads South African Boys Under-19 Stroke Play Championship, the rising star from Southern Cape made more history with his Match Play triumph at Royal Cape Golf Club. On yet another testing day in the Mother…

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Record-setting Potgieter impresses with Nomads SA Boys win

31 March 2022 – Aldrich Potgieter rewrote the record books with a stunning 20-shot victory in the Nomads South African Boys Under-19 Stroke Play Championship at Royal Cape Golf Club. Three weeks after winning the Nomads South African Junior International, the 17-year-old from Pinnacle Point put together rounds of 69, 66, 66 and 65 in…

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Newman tames Gowrie to claim Nomads U15 Champs

31 March 2022 – GolfRSA’s top-ranked Bryan Newman lived up to his billing as pre-tournament favourite when he added the Nomads Gowrie Farm SA Under-15 Challenge title to his blossoming golfing CV. Four months ago, the Pecanwood junior capped a fantastic 2021 season and celebrated his 14th birthday with a national breakthrough when he raced…

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Trio of young champions crowned at Sun City

25 March 2022 – Stephanie Barbaglia, Lea van der Merwe and Zoey Rhoda celebrated a victorious campaign in the 2022 Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl presented by Sun International at Sun City this March. Barbaglia broke through to claim a first national victory in a tightly-fought contest in the A-Division and reigning SA Women’s Stroke…

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Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl heading to Sun City

Golf RSA | Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl heading to Sun City

1 March 2022 – GolfRSA’s Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl Championship takes on a grand new look when it tees off at the iconic Lost City Golf Course in March as part of an exciting multi-year sponsorship deal with Sun International. The prestigious new venue represents an exciting new chapter in the development of women’s…

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Nomads – what are they all about?

Golf RSA | Nomads - what are they all about?

1 March 2022 – Nomads is one of GolfRSA’s biggest partners and is a major player when it comes to the development of golf in South Africa. So here is all you need to know about what Nomads is and does, why the organisation is so important and how you can join this wonderful club.…

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Just rewards for Joshua

Golf RSA | Just rewards for Joshua

13 January 2022 – Joshua Koekemoer got the win he has been trending towards for the past two seasons when he wrapped up the Nomads Inland Order of Merit event at Benoni Country Club in fine style. The Silver Lakes junior, now ranked fourth in the South African Under-19 rankings, powered to a four-shot victory…

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Deltel pips Gunther for Selborne success

Golf RSA | Deltel pips Gunther for Selborne success

13 January 2022 – GolfRSA National Squad member Jaden Deltel captured his first under-19 title when he defeated Pascal Gunther in a play-off to win the Papwa Sewgolum Cup in association with Nomads at Selborne Golf Club this January. The 17-year-old Gauteng junior fired a final round 70 to set the clubhouse target at three-under-par…

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The Dian Kruger effect

Golf RSA | The Dian Kruger effect

13 January 2022 – Centurion Country Club’s Dian Kruger jumped up to No 1 in the Under-15 rankings when he won his maiden national title, the Nomads SA Under-15 Championship, in wire-to-wire fashion at Benoni Lake Golf Club this January. The 14-year-old, who had announced himself on the scene with a tie-fourth finish in December’s…

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Looking back at 2021

Golf RSA | Looking back at 2021

First and foremost, I’d like to wish you and your families a blessed and peaceful Festive Season. Covid-19 has made this a difficult year for many, and I’d like to offer my sincere condolences to anyone who has lost friends or family to the virus. With another wave upon us, I urge everyone to take…

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Emotional win for Ekurhuleni in U13 Champs

Golf RSA | Emotional win for Ekurhuleni in U13 Champs

7 October 2021 – Ekurhuleni held on for a popular home win in the Nomads SA Under-13 Championship, edging Border by seven strokes at ERPM Golf Club. Team manager Helgaard Coetzee dedicated the victory to late South African Golf Association president Martin Saaiman, who passed away in August. “Martin was a former president of the…

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